Brian Ruder


Brian focuses on investment opportunities in the Technology team. He serves on the Executive Committee and the Permira Growth Opportunities Investment Committee, as well as co-chair of the main funds Investment Committee. He has worked on a number of transactions including Ancestry, Clearwater Analytics, Genesys, Informatica, LegalZoom, Lytx, Magento, Metalogix, Minted, Relativity, Renaissance Learning, SonarSource, TeamViewer and Zwift.

Prior to joining Permira in 2008, Brian was Partner at Francisco Partners where he covered investments in the Software and Services sector. He has also worked for Hellman & Friedman and in corporate finance for Morgan Stanley.


Brian has a degree in Philosophy with Mathematics from Harvard College, USA, and an MBA from Harvard Business School, USA.


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